Dr Shane O’Connell is the R&D Manager with Marigot Ltd, a seaweed biotechnology company. He previously held the position of Strand Leader with Shannon ABC where he was responsible for the day to day running of the facilities, providing scientific leadership and developing industrially relevant projects as well as technology transfer. He received his Degree in Industrial Biochemistry from the University of Limerick (UL) and subsequently completed his PhD in Enzymology and Protein Biochemistry, also at UL and a Diploma in Biomedical Science from the University of Ulster. He specialises in enzyme biotechnology, recombinant protein production and screening organic waste for value added bioactives.
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